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Definition of "bounds" []

  • A limit; boundary (esp in the phrase know no bounds)
  • Something that restrains or confines, esp the standards of a society
  • Plural form of bound. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bound. (verb)

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Use "bounds" in a sentence
  • "Across halfcourt and in bounds is what Mike tells him."
  • "The first and second of these receive appeals from the county courts, and also have original jurisdiction, where the subject of controversy is of the value of ten pounds sterling, or where it concerns the title bounds or lands."
  • "With such beings, therefore, I always am -- as much as my nature will allow me to be -- upon my guard; I keep within what they call the bounds of politeness -- their dear politeness!"